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Oct 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
today is turning towards the united states. >>> how many are preparing in case the hurricane should reach our shore. >>> one person is dead after a shooting at a mega church. who is responsible for the attack on worshippers. >>> and megan and charlie. everything is up to speed here south of the beltway. we'll let you know what traffic looks like on 83 coming up on good morning maryland. >>> now she is setting her sights on the east coast. it has been down graded to a category 1. don't threat fool you. she is packing a punch for us leaving 21 dead. sandy in virginia beach people are preparing and tying things down. and all provisions they need and store owners are worried about a loss of business. >> like i say on tuesday. >> and crews are working and the company has started calls to other states across the midatlantic. contractors are in the maryland dc area to improve reliability and later today bge will let us know about preparations they have in place for sandy. and it made a promise to the customers they will start being more proactive in times like this. we'll bring you up date
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
bullet here, still a deadly storm, killing at least 50 people and that's in the united states. >> a handful of those deaths were right here in maryland. hear from one of the victims' sons as he remembers the last conversation he had with his father. >>> also ahead this morning, the storm may be over, the cleanup just beginning, from the flooding to the downed power lines and trees, torn up yards, the state now dealing with some significant damage. today the governor will see the devastation firsthand. >>> and did sandy affect your travel plans? we'll tell you about airlines and trains as they're trying to get back to business as usual. >>> well, megan and charley, everything is up to speed here on 95 at the fort mchenry tunnel. i'll let you know what type of storm damage you'll need to watch out for here in maryland coming up on "good morning maryland." and you are taking a live look at new york city's times square where cleanup continues following massive devastation. we'll have more on new york and new jersey and how they're dealing with the effects of sandy coming up next. , sand
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
attended the vigil for the little girl. the apartments came to the united states -- parents came to the united states from india five years ago. >>> five things to know on this thursday morning. a viewing for former senator george mcgovern takes place in sioux falls, south dakota this afternoon. his funeral will be tomorrow. mcgovern died last sunday at the age of 90. >>> a car booster seat for children, it turns out they're getting safer. the insurance institute for highway safety just released a list this is the best of the best. >> 15 of the 17 seats introduced did make the list in the iihs says seat makers are making better designed seats between the ages of 4 and 8 years old. >>> feel like you're seeing an ad for expanded gambling every 30 seconds? it's not much of a stretch. that's kind of accurate. so far, both sides have spent a combined $50 million to influence your vote. compare that to $34 million total that was spent back in 2006 for the maryland gubernatorial race. >>> all right parents check in out. a killer treat could be in your child's halloween bag. >> too much black l
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
traveled to the united states from japan harris is scheduled to be in court on friday. we will let you know what happens. >>> a massive fire overnight injuries five firefighters. it's happening at a commercial bailed building near the ven towerra freeway. it stared in brush and moved onto a building. towering flames shot into the sky. building is is a total-- thebuilding is a so thal loss. no one is sure -- total loss. no one is sure what kind of materials is housed there. >>> what happened with a death defying sky deeive attempt remember this we told you about it yesterday. he was trying to set a record for the highest free fall ever about 23 miles above the earth. well, during the jump, he was expected to free fall faster than 690 miles an hour. it's hard to imagine what that looks like. so, he is hoping to become the first person to break that sound barrier in a sky dive. he plans to make another attempt at it tomorrow if the weather conditions improve. that's the big if in that. so i am sure he'll be at it again. >> maybe it's good thing the weather didn't cooperate. >> i know.
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
bullying crisis in schools across the united states. you can check it out if you are interested at 11 in the morning at the amc theater at the mall in columbia. tickets by the way are $4 if you buy them in vaps or at the door it's 5 -- advance or if you buy them at the door it's 5 bucks. >>> o's fans this is a night you waited 15 years to see. orioles play the rangers in the american league wild card game. losers goes home game and it's almost perexpect setup for the o's all season long they have lived by the cliche -- lived by the cliche -- liveed by the cliche mantra one game at a time of the the game is being played in texas you will see black and orange in the stands. >> the orioles have been in my heart and seeing other people getting excited and seeing people in orioles shirts is like tremendous. >> first pitch is just after 8:30 tonight and if you believe in buck you better believe the one thing on his mind is win tonight and do so for the fan base so the team can get back to baltimore to camden yard and see the team play one more time. not just from your living room couches. >>>
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
not far away from election day in the baltimore area. state delegates and clergy will gather on the united front. >> they are holding a news conference encouraging marylanders to vote against question 6 and sherrie johnson is here to explain. >> reporter: area clergy and state delegates are coming together at empowerment temple to make their voices heard. they are against question 7 and plan to encourage voters to vote against it on november 6th election day. question 7 seeks to expand gambling advocates claim the ballot initiative would create job and boost the economy and also increase education funding in the state. but some are not buying it. today they express concerns and opposition to the measure and urge voters to vote no on question 7. dr. bryant of empowerment temper and ref rand ce witherspoon with the southern christian leadership council are a few of the folks who will attend the event. once again it will be held at empowerment temple ame church on primrose avenue in northwest baltimore that. runs from 9:30 to 11 a.m. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> expanding gambling i
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
maryland seat in the united states senate with two goals. i want to make simple our political process. just one subject for each bill with bill that are written clearly, to the point for all to understand. i want to use the technology that already exists to return the meeting house process or direct democracy. i intend to reestablish a public vote on every issue. giving every registered maryland voter the opportunity to vote on each bill allowing citizens and government to again work together. putting us back into the united states. in my term i will keep you informed. collect your educated votes and carry them to washington as your representative then returning the power of the senate to the citizens of maryland. do not give up your vote to the wishes of a politician and their financial supporters and lobbyists for the next six years. vote ed, your vote can create effective change in our generation. so your vote will once again regulate government activities. so your vote will reestablish the checks and balances of our forefathers, your vote can eliminate corporate control, force lob
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
firefighters are hurt in the line of duty and 100 firefighters lost their lives in the united states every year. >>> a new study found that the hpv vaccine is safe, even for girls as young as nine. concerns emerged in 2006. garr da sill prevents -- gardasil prevents hpv. the only side effects for younger patients were fainting and skin reaction. the study was funded by, of course, the makers of gardasil but reviewed by independent experts. the cdc said the drug is safe and recommended. >>> stretching may not seem strenuous but fitness experts say it should be part of your daily routine. it helps you focus, cut out stress and even make you look younger. what a plus. it will also improve your overall fitness level. >> one of the main purposes of stretching, having a stretching program is to identify the unevenness in the body and the tightness in the body that could be holding back your fitness program or athletism or daily life. >> the best way to stay limber is to routinely stretch. find a good stretching guide or trainer to show you. >>> all right. bge is working to make sure you are not
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, the kind of person you want to turn to in a crisis, the next vice president of the united states, paul ryan. >> joe biden was terrific. >> reporter: president obama stayed in washington today but for everyone else, campaigning picked right up again. mitt romney began in virginia, a state democrats say republicans want to take back. >> virginia is going to get me the white house. >> reporter: vice president biden went to paul ryan's home state. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think this is any doubt that congressman ryan and it, governor romney and the president have a fundamentally different vision for america. >> reporter: people are keeping one eye on the debates , the other on polls. mitt romney is pulling ahead in florida, 51% support compared to 44%, a month ago the president was ahead by 1%. factor in the mar margin of error, dead heat in the poll. another reason people are looking forward to tuesday night tings second of three presidential debates. >>> we'll be right back. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven... so let me tell you what i know: if ques
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that this victim has served our country and tried it make the united states better. >> reporter: police doesn't know if gladden knew his killer or was a mistaken case of -- case of mistaken identity. >> trying to find witnesses, going door to door. we also conducted surveillance in the area. this is a tragic incident. this person is a member of the milt military. we are asking for the community's's -- community's help. they're working with the criminal investigation service in the hopes of developing leads. it's also offering a cash reward. just call metro crp crop at 1-866-7-lockup. >>> the teenager charged with killing jessica ridgeway con phesed. austin sigg made his first court appearance. jessica's family was in the courtroom and it was an emotional day. >> reporter: austin sigg appeared in front of a colorado judge, accused of murdering jessica ridgeway. cameras were not allowed in the courtroom where jessica's family took up one row. her heartbroken grandmother could not hold back. >> light him on fire. send himell in a blaze of glory. >> reporter: some of sigg's family m
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. no nation has been charitable, humane, conclusive and moral as the united states, in every one of our admirable characteristics is the result of liberty, a free men and women making choices, taking risks, finding out what works and doesn't, securing rewards and responsible for the failures. the government has grown beyond it's moral limits, our exceptional characteristics become less and less exceptional, cultures rotting, prosperities eroding, morality reseeding options becoming limited. when plunder becomes a statutory entitlement, no one respects the life libber thety or property of anyone. all your problems are the result of this transformation from liberty to government dependency, the solution is restore liberty and reduce government the mosh limits where it's concerned with defending individual rights, that's my commitment as an independent congressman. >> thank you for the statement. we will go through questions that we have time for. first the economy is on everybody's mind. $16trillion in devment 8% of the country sun employed. housing market is a mess. what would you do
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
referred to education in the united states as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? >> to a degree i agree. education, whether good or barksd tran sends all bases. there are options such as charter school. the only thing the government is assigned to is to promote the arts and sciences. it's best left to the state and local ties. >> what do we need to do with afghanistan? >> we need this get out and stop this constant building up of other nation. that's driving part of our debt because we can't sustain it. those nations need to create their own destiny and they ned to choose what government is best for them. >> is the healthcare reform act the answer. this is president obama's landmark piece of legislation and mitt romney said he will repeal it. what do you think? >> i don't support it. romney said he will repeal and replace. free market solutions will fix this. free market is where we need to g the problem is whenever government gets involved, it costs more and we usually have more problems come from government getting involved. >> while
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, this year we expect 230,000 women in the united states to be diagnosed with breast cancer and about 40,000 will die from it. >> and it affects so many people. it's a disease that really hits home and we try to bring more attention to it during the month of october. what should you do if you see something suspicious prior to or in between your mammogram. >> if something is identified on a breast exam, usually we recommend an imaging to help characterize it and help to guide further treatment. if something is identified on a mammogram or potentially an ultrasound, usually the patient at that point will undergo a biopsy. depending on what the findings are they will be referred to a surgeon. >> we can all imagine how overwhelming this would be. tell mow about the multidisciplinary approach at the cancer center. >> the multidisciplinary approach means there's a team of physicians and other healthcare providers who are working together -- surgeons, radiation doctors, nurses, to provide coordinated care to a breast cancer patient. at the university we have a whole team of physicians who wo
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
storm has already taken a lot of lives in the caribbean. now it's moving on to land in the united states in our most densely populated areas. stay indoors. we're not trying to scare anyone, but are being honest. this is dangerous storm. in chrisfield. some of you go to the millers clam bake in the summer. on your way down there to the right as you're walking into the parking lot there is a housing community called summers cove. with the tidal surge that came up over the last couple of hours it raised the water that there's three feet of water spread on the ground floor of summers cove. so various as sets from the volunteer fire department to the dnr, police and their wart assets are removing people from there. i don't know if you've been in chris field when it's rained. that lower end tends to take on a lot of water. not unlike the downtown of ocean city. so we have a lot of people responding there and people are being evacuated from those homes to a shelter because their ground floors are filled up with a lot of water. questions? [ inaudible ] >> the height of the storm any speci
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm EDT
another, destination of the product, hot product is going to -- who the product is going to in the united states. >> it was des stinned for a distributetor in chicago. >>> a recall affect 2011 to 2013 model fiestas. the side air bag won't inflate which would low of someone riding in the back seat unprotected. the automaker said no crashes or injuries linked to the problem so far have been reported. >>> neiman marcus, not what you think of when you think of budget friendly shopping. the annual book is packed with pricey gifts like a $284,000 sports car. it's teaming up with target and 24 designers to come up with 50 gifts to die for. >> neiman marcus is putting out the welcome mat. >> the special collection will hit neiman marcus and target stores on december 1st. they will range in price from $8 to $500. >> that guy comes complete with an orchestra. >> thieves got away with priceless works of art. >> and this little cat got stuck in a utility pole for days. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us s
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> only four weeks ago i had no idea i would be the candidate for united states congress for district one. there was another person who had to withdraw just a few weeks ago so she will still have her name on the ballot, so i will be a write-in candidate trying to win against our republican candidate andy harris. my opening statement is that i am an obgyn not a career politician. i live on the eastern shore and i have been a resident here for over decade, been taking care of patients for 40 years one on one as a doctor and then in the last 20 years working in public health. it's been a natural transition for me to get involved in politics and what i see as the nation needs healing. right now we have a representative, who is not standing up for the bay, not standing up for women's rights, not standing up for the average citizen. he is not representing district 1 at all. testimony' e -- if i'm elected, i will stand up for social security, for medicare. i will try to improve and implement obamacare and stand up for the rights of women. so if you think about it, this election is g
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
it was a sting. he had bought what he thought were explosives. he came to the united states on a student vis. >> >> when you go to school you don't assume somebody that you went to school with would do that. >> reporter: police raided hid home. >> he also checked with a source back to whether or not it would be all right or acceptable if -- women and children were killed. >> reporter: at first court records say he considered attacking the new york stock exchange but due to the heavy security decided to bomb the fed instead. prosecutors say he wasself radical and only thought he was part of al-qaeda. >> sort of -- they are really trying to fill some sort of grand act to make themselves look bigger. >> reporter: according to police this was the 15th alleged terror plot against new york since 9/11 1. experts say to expect more. abc news new york. >> three people are behind bars in connection with the murders of five people at a bar. police say that the bar was set on fire to hide a crime and the motive was robbery. an officer on patrol noticed the fire last night. inside forts found
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm EDT
united states today. self-breast exams do not replace mammograms. we should been couraging women to be active participants and be aware of their own bodies. if they feel something, seven months before they're scheduled to see their doctor, they should contact their dr. sometimes, i think women avoid the mammograms because they don't want to know. the message i try to get across is if breast cancer going to happen, it's going to get whether you get a mammogram or not. why wouldn't you want to find it early and cure it and be known as a breast cancer survivor. >> due to october, the awareness and the komen race, october is their busiest month when it comes to breast health. >>> the race is two days away but the race is on to get more people out there on sunday morning. >> walkup registration is open in hunt valley. that's where we find cheryl conner. >> reporter: they're doing a lot of things. there's plenty of pink to go around. you can find t shirts, hoodies, gloves. if you like country music, you can find that cowgirl hat. 20% of the proceeds go to komen. they're picking up their r
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm EDT
young kids think that crocheting is for older people. >> reporter: elizabeth moved to the united states from africa when she was 11. she comes from a family of female entrepreneurs. she develop -- sells hats, scarfs and handbags. it encourages students to stay in school. students are required to develop and present business plans to a panel. there's hands-on training while connects math, reading and right -- wrighting -- writing. elizabeth has big plans for her business. >> i want to be able to help others. i want to open my own school in africa. so this opportunity will be the start-up. >> reporter: the program is opening doors for elizabeth and other students to have a bright future. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> elizabeth is one of 35 finalists heading to new york for the 2012 nifty challenge. you can also head to our website and click on our education page. >>> coming up at 6:00, you could still be voting even after you're gone. how maryland voter registration rules allow the dead to remain eligible to vote. >> everyone in baltimore is getting excited about the orioles. those stories an
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
crews from across the united states. we will see them entering in to the service area as early as too many and sunday. in addition today, was our materials day, we really brought in extra materials, extra cable, poles, we started loading up our trucks and loading up our staging sites with the materials. >> what is the biggest challenge as you look forward towards the storm. >> just anticipating the storm's path. it is uncertain. we are preparing for several hundred thousand customers to be without service, but really is preparing and making sure we have all of our people in place, rested and ready to go as soon as it is safe to do so. >> what do you tell people? you are going to have communication with the customers and they see outages. what do you want them to know before the storm thatso they don't become a bigger problem. >> the most important thing is make sure your family has an emergency plan. make sure you have the emergency kit, some of the things you mentioned, flashlight, the water, blankets, make sure your family is prepared to be without power for days. if you experience
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is followed by the united states power boat show which begins on october 11th. >>> also this weekend the #4e6 annual fun festival that will shut down many roads. more on the closures you need to be aware of. >> many roads will be shut down for this weekend's festival. broadway is now closed between bank and tame street. 6:00 tomorrow morning, all streets south of alisana street will be closed. everything will reopen by 6:00 monday morning. and if you are attending the festival, use public transportation and avoid neighborhood parking. i'm lauren cook and that's your time safer traffic report. >> bottom of the 8th. score is 3-1. orioles is still up. >>> coming up next our amazing coverage continues, everyone. >> if the orioles can get through these last two half innings, their season will continue. we'll give you a live update, coming up. >> and the last call you'd expect is from someone in jail. the latest scam inmates are using to try to steal your cash when we come back in 60 seconds. >>> still 3-1 out there. bottom of the 8th. you just can't bare. you want to see this thing happen
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:55am EDT
nobel prizes. the united states in the middle of the pack, so go ahead and eat that chocolate muffin. you can do it for the country. >> all right, you saying there's a chance? >>> all right, there's some of the best lounging clothes ever made. they're comfy and in some cases fashionable. >> yeah, one city though what they ranked the most of when it comes to sporting the sweats. we'll tell you about the winner and the big winner is actually closer than you mathink. >> and could the age of dinosaurs be returning? some scientists think they have the answer. we'll bring you the more findings. >> also ahead this morning we are on the scene of a deadly house fire, this is northeast baltimore. four children and their grandmother pass aid what in the fire. we're going to have the very latest in a live report. >>> thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. when you get home from a long day, you're probably going to look for ward to putting on the sweatpants, getting all comfortable. throwing on a pair and then just lounging on the couch. it turns out nowhere is more true than philadel
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
look at the set up here. its clear across the east but colder air pulling across the northern united states on the canada border, contributing to snow over the boundary. that colder air, while the main part will not come into the state the edge will. we will feel a cooldown by tomorrow night. you can shave a good six, seven degrees off the low of 40 and there will be big changes. a freeze watch up for most of the northern and western suburbs. much more on that big chill and beyond coming up. >> thank you. >>> so much on the line in the bronx and another night of extra innings. game four of the american league divisions, orioles going against the yankees. this trip 15 years in the making and they are working hard to move onto game five. the team coverage tonight from yankee stadium, nothing is coming easy tonight. we need more than a home run to win. >> reporter: for the orioles to bounce back from last night, we are tied at one each. > >> it's all about the unsung heros. daron trying to save the orioles at this point. nate, who heard of him before a few months ago? had the home run a
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
fire at united states fire protection services, a family owned business where at least two people were killed. then five minutes later and a block away, the man opened fire at this home killing a woman and wounding a 15 year old boy. >> family was targeted in both locations. >> police say the gunman spoke to them as he fired but they never knew who it was. >> there was a lady that had been i guess shot in the face, and she was sitting outside. >> neighbors say the family owned business also had security. >> to get let in, you have to knock. they actually have to see who it is before they let you. >> police are hoping evidence left behind and surveillance video will help them identify this killer. >> these people were specifically targeted. >> the gunman escaped in a 2010 xhar row taken from the home. >> tonight's consumer alert, public schools used to be the most coast efficient option for college but that may no longer be the case. the cost for that is at an all time high. the average price rose by more than 4%. while prices rise financial aid budgets stay the same. the price increase
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:55am EDT
the united states consulate in libya. it killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador, criticism against the obama administration for the way the thing was handled. secretary of state, hilary clinton, is saying that the white house is not to blame, she is. charlie is at the live desk and going to explain about how she is speaking out. >> we are weeks away from the electhis went down on september 11th, president barack obama, and the white house, have been getting a loft criticism, both for message as to the cause and remarks made by vice president joe biden. the vice president said the white house didn't know anything about requests for extra security at the embassy in benghazi. the state department said requests for made and rejected. hilary clinton says she is the one charged with protecting u.s. diplomats. >> i'm in charge of the state department, 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts, the president and vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by secure professionals. >> there are three separate investigations going
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:55am EDT
extended to december. >>> sandy slammed the northeast united states yesterday, sending emergency crews scrambling. >> many of the guys are on the job. we'll be right back. anncr: it's endorsed by business leaders... small business owner: question seven means thousands of jobs... in baltimore and across maryland... anncr: and labor groups... construction worker: question seven lets us bring good jobs... back home. anncr: the teachers back it... teacher: millions of dollars will go to our schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explos
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. a closer look at the storm. >> sandy is getting closer and closer to the united states, getting close to the coast here. winds to 90 miles an hour. still a very powerful 1 hurricane. we're seeing a little weakening in the last three hours. potent storm, winds moving in the northwest at 11:00. it's not so much what they are doing right now, what she will do as she rockets up the east coast in the next 2-3 days. as we approach the time frame, as we expect sandy to curve around the north carolina coast, but in addition to that, in carrying some jet stream energy likely that this storm will increase in strength in wind, field and size. perhaps a bigger storm once sandy gets to the carolinas. and break down into the move in the mid-atlantic. >>> another one, going in our direction. some of you are not taking any chances. >> after storms blew, high and dry. and someone came until now to be prepared. >> whether worried chapters were getting worried for sandy. and prolonging power, stopping line with these folks. there were plenty of tarps to cover up. life with the empty store shelves.
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
solve it. >> if you recognize these men you're asked to call the state police homicide unit. now the choral arts society will dedicate it's december 4th to marvin. christian schaffer, abc2news. >>> well the weather fit the day, didn't it? kind of drab and dreary, but for how long and are we about to turn the corner for a flash of sunshine tomorrow? let's find out from wyatt everhart. >> things will be improving tomorrow in terms of the sun coming back. so we like that, bull it will be bit -- but it will be a bit cooler, especially by tomorrow night. rain right now, clearing from west to east. we have a few showers down here on lower eastern shore. salisbury and the beats are still getting some rain, but otherthen that things -- than that things are clearing up very nicely. you can see that drier air beginning to funnel in from the north and west and that's going to make for a sunny scenario into the day tomorrow. steady clearing from west to east. we'll talk about how things will unfold by mid week. it's straight ahead. >>> jason hisser has been found alive with his colleague neal pe
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